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INDIA AND HINDUISM IN THE
The mother of
the Pandavas was Kunti of the Yadava line of what would now be Madhya Pradesh. The
Pandavas were allied with Krishna who was originally a king of Mathura on the Yamuna south
of Delhi, but moved his capital to Dwaraka in the southern part of his kingdom in Gujarat.
Krishna's main enemy Jarasandha, King of Magadha (Bihar).
Kings of all India participated in the Mahabharata war including from Pragjyotish
(Assam) and Sind. In their pilgrimages (tirthayatras) And victory marches (digvijayas) the
Pandavas traveled all over India from Afghanistan in the west, to Tibet in the north,
Assam in the east, to Kanya Kumari in the south. Sri Lanka is also mentioned.